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News
Epic plant-based comfort food for everyone...with gluten-free options for just about everything.
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Netflix have announced a new documentary following Michelle Obama during the publication of her bestselling memoir, Becoming, which will be released on Wednesday 6 May.
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Penguin Random House New Zealand believes that all children should have access to books and stories and be encouraged to develop a love of reading.
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Penguin Random House authors Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the 2019 Booker Prize.
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Multi-talented illustrator and children’s writer, Gavin Bishop (Ngāti Pukeko, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Mahuta, Tainui) has will be honoured for non-fiction and his outstanding contribution to New Zealand literature.
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Winners to be announced Monday 14 October.

Extracts

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In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek had been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once had the Rules of Baby Abandonment been broken.
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It was my mother who took me to the police station.
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The stink from the bags of rubbish piled against a wall in Scotts Road made Amelia involuntarily gag and cover her nose.
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Barnaby Lewis crouched down on the bank and cupped his hands into the sludgy pool at the bottom of the near-empty dam.
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Stephen McDakeldy, sixty-five years old, lover of poetry and Jesus, was crouched on all fours between a eucalyptus tree and a hedge of gorse in the furthest corner of Waikumete Cemetery.
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INSIDE THIS DUMP of a home in rural Sullivan, Georgia, Lillian Zachary’s rescue mission to save her younger sister and niece isn’t going well.

Articles

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We asked young Kiwi readers all over NZ to read and review Hana Tooke's debut novel, The Unadoptables.
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This week's story starter came from NZ author Kyle Mewburn.
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With the recent instability in the world and our finances, how would you feel if I told you there was an easy way to get free money to save for your future?
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The addition of another baby to your household is a big step.
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Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old criminal mastermind.
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Read on for the first chapter from The Sentinel.

Recipes

Recipe
Try this free recipe from Country Women’s Association Preserves.
Recipe
This is a great Nordic recipe — the tartness of the citrus cuts through what would otherwise be the overbearing sweetness of the shortbread.
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Being a huge fan of cabinet food, we were looking for a good gluten-free, vegetarian alternative to potato cakes to serve for lunch straight out of the cabinet.
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One of Palestine’s national dishes, where chicken is cooked and served with layers of olive-oil-drenched flatbread.
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A fish dish that can be on the table less than fifteen minutes after you’ve started making it.
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A cheesecake recipe that is sweet, of course, but at the same time punchy and totally distinct.

Q&A

Q&A
The international bestselling author on cryptozoology, life in the 1950s and writing the ending early.
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Falastin authors Tara Wigley and Sami Tamimi lift the lid on Palestinian cooking.
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Debut author Sam Lloyd on the chess tournament that inspired his thrilling novel, The Memory Wood, 
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The artist on his inspiration for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse​.
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The author of Dear Edward on the real plane crash and sole survivor who inspired her novel.
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An in-depth discussion between Lee Child and George Martin in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2018.

Activities

Activity
Got a teenager at home?
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Share the joy of LEGO bricks with the whole family.
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Celebrate 40 years of Spot with these fun activity packs.
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Kiwi Baby is a beautiful new story from Helen Taylor for all children eagerly awaiting a new sibling!
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Help kids learn and engage with the environment around them through these informative and fun activity sheets!
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Check out our downloadable poster where you can meet some of the characters invited to Ruru and Kiwi's midnight feast.

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Rajorshi Chakraborti shares discussion points, ideas and questions for his new book Shakti in this book club guide.
Book Clubs
Laurence Fearnley shares her process for writing Scented along with discussion points, ideas and questions for your next book club meeting.
Book Clubs
Christine Leunens shares discussion points, ideas and questions for her book Caging Skies in this book club guide.
Book Clubs
Two female spies, a banned masterpiece, a book that changed history...
Book Clubs
Eileen Merriman shares discussion points, ideas and questions for Moonlight Sonata - Book Club Guide.
Book Clubs
Nailing Down the Saint explores modern movie making, friendship, fatherhood and the limits of the possible by following Duncan Blake on his quest to resurrect his career by scouting locations for the biopic of Saint Joseph of Copertino.

Bonus

Bonus
As a launch for The Divorce Diaries by Sarah Quigley could not go ahead, we asked our Fiction Publisher, Harriet Allan to share the speech she would have given at the event.
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Harriet Allan, our Fiction Publisher, shares the speech she would have given at the launch event for Hello Strange by Pamela Morrow.
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As the launch for The Night of All Souls by Philippa Swan could not go ahead as planned our Fiction Publisher, Harriet Allan, has shared the speech she would have given.
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My First Words in Maori equips your whanau with the first words you need to speak te reo at home together.
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Download your very own A Place of Stone and Darkness poster!
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Charlie Changes into a Chicken is the first book in a side-splitting new series by Sam Copeland and illustrated by Sarah Horne, it's about 9-year-old Charlie McGuffin who has an incredible secret...